Free Trade Benefits

Free trade agreements improve British Columbia’s economic environment.
Benefits of Free Trade Agreements
Free trade agreements benefit B.C. businesses by lowering trade barriers, providing greater investment certainty, enhancing competitiveness, increasing international market access, and much more. Claiming Preferential Tariff Treatment
The benefits associated with reduced tariffs are not automatic; they must be claimed. This process is commonly known as claiming preferential tariff treatment. Additional Resources on Free Trade Are you a B.C. business owner with questions or comments regarding Canada and British Columbia’s free trade agreements? Reach out to our Trade Policy and Negotiations team by email.